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Furniture outlook for: Saudi Arabia,United Arab Emirates and 4 Other Gulf Countries


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The Middle East report includes six countries: Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The region aggregate furniture demand amounts to US$ 4.5 billion at production prices and future prospects for the furniture market are positive for each of above mentioned countries, with differences and peculiarities due both to structural factors and market development. The report offers a comprehensive picture of the furniture sector in the Middle East, providing trends in furniture production, furniture consumption, furniture imports and exports in Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Factors determining the demand for furniture are examined, as well as furniture consumption, furniture production by geographical areas in each country and productive factors (with a focus on wood-based panels, forest resources, woodworking machinery). For each country an outline of the major furniture companies is provided. For each company mentioned in the report, an updated profile with contact details, activity and product offer is provided. Additional information is included when available (size, traded brands, distribution channels). Furniture imports and exports are broken down by country and product (office furniture, kitchen furniture, upholstered furniture, non-upholstered seats, bedroom furniture, seats parts and parts of furniture). An analysis of furniture market potential and business climate is also provided for each country

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Paper provided by Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) in its series CSIL reports with number W07.

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Length: 374 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2011
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Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:w07

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